LINE 2 EXTENSION TO PERISTERI – ANTHOUPOLI station

Full development of the Worksite and traffic diversions

The works related to the construction of ANTHOUPOLI Station at Metro Line 2 extension to Peristeri are currently under way. The necessary PUO diversions (Hellenic Telecommunications Organization-OTE, Athens-Piraeus Water Supply Company-EYDAP,, etc.) are at an advanced construction stage, the installation of piles along the perimeter of the Station trench is already in progress and the full development of the Contractor’s worksite area is required in order to facilitate the progress of construction works at ANTHOUPOLI Station, which is located beneath Anapafseos Street.

For this reason, as of 26.07.2007 and upon completion of construction works (18 months) at the section of Anapafseos Street between Thivon Avenue and Dodekanissou Street the circulation of vehicles will be prohibited and, with the collaboration of Traffic Police, the following traffic arrangements will be made:

  • Anapafseos Street – in the direction of Dodekanissou Street
    Traffic circulation will be executed via Karkavitsa Street, via Dodekanissou Street on the left and then via Anapafseos Street on the right-hand turn.
  • Anapafseos Street – in the direction of Thivon Avenue
    Traffic circulation will be diverted via Anapafseos Street, then via Dodekanissou Str. (right-hand turn), via Ag. Vassiliou Str.(left-hand turn) and finally via Pan. Tsaldari Str. (right-hand turn).
  • Thivon Avenue – Southwards
    Vehicles will henceforth follow the axis of Thivon Avenue, then they will turn right at Dodekanissou street, on the left at Ag. Vassiliou Street and finally  on the right at Thivon Avenue.
  • Thivon Avenue – Southwards
    Vehicles will henceforth follow the axis of Thivon Avenue, then they will turn right at Dodekanissou street, on the left at Ag. Vassiliou Street and finally  on the right at Thivon Avenue.

Due to the aforementioned traffic diversions, Karkavitsa str.(along its entire length in the direction towards Dodekanissou str.), Dodekanissou Str. (from Thivon Av. to Ag. Vassiliou in the direction towards Pan. Tsaldari),Ag. Vassiliou Str.(from Dodekanissou to Panagi Tsaldari str. in the direction towards Pan, Tsaldari)and Thivon Avenue (from Ag. Vassiliou to Pan. Tsaldari in the direction towards Pan. Tsaldari are converted into one-way streets.

Appropriate information signs will inform and direct the drivers, while traffic police will facilitate vehicular circulation during the first days of the implementation of the said traffic diversions.

ATTIKO METRO S.A. wishes to thank all the residents and the passing-by drivers for their understanding and co-operation in the elaboration of such a complicated project as the construction of the Athens Metro extensions.

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